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Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
will be blamed. remember, this is the obama era. it's going to go down as his economy. i ask people who was speaker of the house during the great depression when roosevelt was president. i'll give a hundred dollars to anyone who can name who the speaker of the house was in the critical first hundred days -- >> jim over there would know. >> henry thomas reigny. now, there's a name in the history books. point being, the speaker is an important player, this is significant, but it is obama's job to lead and define so if there's negative consequences here, particularly in the economy, it's going to be in the obama era, things didn't get fixed. who is it? the australian finance minister who says the united states is one budget deal away from being a great country. there's a lot of people in business who think we are poised to do some really good things in the global economy, the united states is, but if we can't untangle this mess, it's not going to happen. >> you know about the inner workings in the government more than any living person, every single administration of our lifetime. you've b
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
are an economy that is driven by consumer demand. i cannot think of anything that would be more guaranteed to put the economy in a recession than increasing the price of all goods and services that we purchase by 20-25%. >> host: we'll give brad on twitter the last word here. he says negotiate and simplify, let the republicans lower taxes and get rid of the amt. john buckley, thank you for your help this morning in helping us try to understand the alternative minimum tax, appreciate it. >> guest: okay, good. >> in a few moments, a discussion of house spending cuts in the so-called fiscal cliff. in a little less than an hour, more about the fiscal cliff with republican representative tom cole from oklahoma. then the head of fema testifies on capitol hill about the government's response to hurricane sandy. and later, senate debate on the u.n. treaty for the disabled. ♪ ♪ >> this weekend on c-span3's american history tv, follow harry truman easeleddest grandson to hiroshima as the city prepared to mark the bombing of the city in 1945. >> you know, everybody has their own view what happened, and
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
-- [inaudible] >>> the national journal hosts a discussion tomorrow morning on the economy and the middle class. the forum -- want to strengthen the economy. live coverage starting at 8:30 a.m. eastern on c-span2. and 7:00 p.m. eastern senator mark warner at the university of virginia for discussion on the legislation to bring highly skilled workers to the u.s. you can see it live on c-span. ! you're watching c spab two with politics and public affairs weekdays featuring love coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the latest non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get the schedule at the website. and you can join us in the conversation on social media sites. >>> following protests against egyptian president mohammad morsi. an debate on election in muslim countries and leadership changes changes in arab springs. this is just over an hour. we're going to be asking the question islamist victory unavoidable and essential. this is the motion we'll be debated in the intelligence squared format for request from brian k
Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm EST
headquarters in football stadiums although for the economy. it's usually where i get fed up. what if you guys done? [inaudible] >> yet, soccer. so they say that cheney spoke a foot stadium. what has america done for us? i will admit in a pillowcase comment i was frustrated by that and say americans invent and how thick dignities and education and the fact that there are young people alive to watch football is largely because of the people of the united states. that's kind of her difference. we've chosen a path of investment, human capital. it pays off in the long term rather than the immediacy of a football stadium. we've seen over the past several years 30 plus% decline in hiv/aids. that's not exclusively in the united states feared where the largest contributor to the end is something we should be proud of. it's huge that people in africa have that. >> last weekon monday or senator kirsten gillibrand delivered testimony on the hill and told stories of families who lost children to hurricane cindy. those hit hardest by the film testified by the senate environment and public works committee.
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
believes if we do not address our debt issue, our nations economy will suffer in the fiscal crisis. they must come together as a nation to fix the definitive comprehensive bipartisan plans, including progrowth action reform, spending and entitlement. humana is involved in campaign to fix the dead from the bread bowls and simpson and that was a group of state and policy leaders. we believe the campaign will make a difference in pushing congress smartly and responsibly to the comprehensive deal. and i encourage each one of you to get involved to fix the if you take any information not presented to talk to you about it. in the meantime, recognize health care plays a significant role in our nation's spending. controlling health care costs is linked directly to our fiscal security. we are to spend 16% our gdp in the u.s. for this we have lower life expectancy. with higher infant mortality than many developed nations. we are much more obese. we overuse medical services. much more the u.s. has 26.6 mris [inaudible] that compares to 6.8 unit. chronic illnesses prevalent and is ra
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